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Posted in thread: Fermentation slow to start, should I be worried? on 05-22-2016 at 09:38 PM
Ignore that - it is going nicely.I figured out what happened. The blow-off water container that
I duck taped to the fermenter leg had slipped down the leg a little during the night - the
Posted in thread: Fermentation slow to start, should I be worried? on 05-22-2016 at 08:42 PM
Made a starter without nutrient. White labs 001 in 1.5 starter with 150g dme. I also oxygenated
the dme with pure O2 for about 5 secs. Then straight onto stirrer plate. Both wort and yeast
were at roo...
Posted in thread: Keggle meets sleep mat on 06-29-2015 at 09:09 PM
You don't direct fire your MT, do you?Nope. I don't heat it at all. Water heated in HLT. I
don't mash out currently - but plan too via circulating through the HLT once I put an element
in it - current...
Posted in thread: Keggle meets sleep mat on 06-29-2015 at 06:27 AM
Spray with a hose and dry. Fill with pbw occasionally. If it lasts a year I'll be happy, cheap
and easy to make a new one. Will report back if turns out to be a pita..
Posted in thread: Keggle meets sleep mat on 06-29-2015 at 04:26 AM
12mm insulated camping mat held with aluminium tape. Came out quite snug :)
Posted in thread: Nutrient to starter AND boil? on 06-23-2015 at 08:04 AM
Hi,It's probably an easy one but.. I've entered the world of yeast starters and wondering if I
add nutrients to the starter would I not need to add it to the boil? or perhaps it makes no
Posted in thread: 51% Efficiency - Grind the problem??? on 05-25-2015 at 08:52 AM
Yes crush can make a difference. And so does sparge water temp, and so does the speed at which
you lauter - doing it too fast will result in a poor rinse. My poor efficiency was a result of
Posted in thread: Does this look like Brett contamination? on 11-04-2014 at 06:56 PM
Just wondering if it could be harbouring something - might be possible if it was older
scratched plastic.Just went through photos of bottling day and I see I used the fermenter with
gash for fermentat...
Posted in thread: Does this look like Brett contamination? on 11-03-2014 at 01:55 AM
Your fermenter looks like it's fairly new but what do you use for a bottling bucket? Just
wondering if it could be harbouring something - might be possible if it was older scratched
plastic. Are you r...
Posted in thread: Does this look like Brett contamination? on 11-03-2014 at 01:46 AM
How does the tubing on the auto siphon look? When did you last change it?The saved wort was
also my first thought. only used it 6 times so its basically new. I suck up pick bottle wash
into it and le...